P-Cug (Coimbra) Biblioteca Geral da Universidade MM 031

Siglum: 
P-Cug MM 031
Shelfmark: 
MM 031
Source type: 
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Date: 
late 16th century
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Material: 
Contents: 
Set of five psalms for Marian feasts, followed by Responsory for Requiem masses, and 2 Magnificat settings
Foliation: 
18 fols
Gathering: 
2 gatherings of 6 and 3 bifolios (fragments of larger choirbook)
Page layout: 
Choirbook format. 436 x 288 mm.
Condition of document: 
Good
Watermarks: 

5 paper types; 5 watermarks. Watermark 1 (paper 1) very similar to Briquet #1131

Bindings: 
Preserved in modern binding made of cardboard
Decoration: 
Red calligraphic initials added by main scribe
Inscriptions: 

Sequence of psalms headed (f.1v) 'Insole(m)nitate virginis Mariae' in red ink

Remarks: 

No foliation. MS copied by main scribe of MM 3 (possibly Dom Francisco de Santa Maria)

References: 

REES, Owen, Polyphony in Portugal c. 1530 – c. 1620. Sources from the Monastery of Santa Cruz, Coimbra, New York & London / Garland, 1995, pp. 213-14, 374 & 397-98